City of Ouray
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 Box Canon Water Falls  


(970) 325-7080


The Box Canon Falls Park and Visitor Center is open daily from Mother's Day week-end through late-October.

  • During the month of May the Park is open from 9 AM to 5 PM Daily
  • From Memorial Day through Labor Day the park is open from 8 AM to 8 PM daily.
  • After Labor Day the Park opens at 8 AM and closes at dusk until closing for the season in late October.


    Daily Admission for entrance to the Box Canon Falls is between $2.00 and $4.00 per person. These fees help support trail maintenance and the structures that allow access into the waterfall viewing area.

    Deep in a narrow canyon, and still easily accessible, the Box Canon Falls is one of the most talked about and recommended sights to see in Ouray.

    The variety of hiking trails in the Box Canon Falls Park offer something for everyone.

    Getting to the falls is only half of the fun. Inside the visitor center are interpretive exhibits, local interest books, restrooms, and refreshments.

    The Box Canon Falls is located on Highway 550, 0.2 miles south of Ouray. Turn right on County Road 361, the Camp Bird Road. Make the first right across the bridge and follow the road to the Box Canon Falls Nature Center. Phone number at the Box Canon Falls is (970) 325-7080

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